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OSTA Washington would like to draw your attention to the following upcoming ERA-Can+ webinars: ERA-Can+ is a European Commission‘s Programme committed to promoting cooperation between…
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#AustriaIs As part of 'Austria to Austin', the Office of Science and Technology Austria hosted and connected Austrian entrepreneurs with local Austin innovators at a…
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Those of us who are fortunate to be able to hear, converse on technical issues daily, exchanging buzz words and industry terminologies alike. The hearing…
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The OSTA is deeply saddened by the death of Professor Walter Kohn, who passed away on April 20, 2016. Professor Walter Kohn’s arguably biggest achievement…
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The LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) Scientific Collaboration, has announced that for the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called…
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The URBAN FUTURE is Central Europe's biggest conference for sustainable cities. Over the course of two days, international and domestic experts as well as specialists…
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Today, Forbes unveiled its first ever “30 Under 30 Europe” list, featuring 300 young innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders across Europe who are under 30 years…
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Pascale Ehrenfreund. Source: spacenews.com Pascale Ehrenfreund, Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs at the Space Policy Institute in Washington, DC is the first…
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International research cooperation has today become indispensable for achieving excellent results and strengthening the competitiveness of Austria’s research and economy on the global market. Austria’s…
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The Robert E. Horton Medal is given annually to one honoree in recognition for “outstanding contributions to hydrology.” Established in 1974, the Horton Medal is…
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The Office of Science and Technology Austria in Washington, DC, has noted with deep regret the passing of Harald Posch, Head of the Austrian Space…
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Scientists from the Vaziri Lab at the Vienna Biocenter, together with colleagues at the Institute for Biophysical Dynamics at the University of Chicago, have developed…
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Captivated by the Davos World Economic Forum? The European Forum Alpbach looks to address the issue of inequality this year. One way to overcome this…
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The Office of Science and Technology Austria, Washington DC would like to bring to your attention that the Medical University of Vienna is currently advertising…
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The European Commission has recently granted €2.5mn to researchers from the Graz University of Technology in order to facilitate their cutting-edge research. They have developed…
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The Office of Science and Technology Austria - Washington, DC would like to bring to your attention the European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship…
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Apply for this year’s ASciNA Awards by May 15, 2015. The awards are granted each year by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and…
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The Office of Science and Technology Austria - Washington, DC would like to highlight the recent publication of the 'Guide to US participation in the…
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On the left: TU Vienna Dean Sabine Seidler, on the right: Kurt Hofstädter, Head of Digital Factory CEE Siemens The highly esteemed "Principal Partner Status"…
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The Faculty of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering of TU Wien (Technische Universität Wien) invites applications for an Endowed Professorship in „Intelligent Manufacturing Systems“ to be…
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Prof. Koranic receiving her award. Source: TU Vienna Concrete and plastics have become ubiquitous building materials in today’s urban environments, however, the Vienna University of…
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Dr. Alexander Rauscher has been awarded with the highly coveted Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier II in Developmental Neuroimaging. The CRC award is $500,000 for…
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The Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy at the University of Vienna is currently looking to fill the following open positions: Full Professor of…
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http://ostaustria.org/images/Events/WKO%20OSTA%20ST%20Conference/10_Web_Salmans_Gary_CWP.pdfOn March 17, Advantage Austria, OSTA Washington and the Austrian Defense Cooperation Office hosted the 2015 U.S.-Austria Aerospace and Security S&T Conference. The conference's aim…
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The days of using 3D glasses are over, thank to the research of the Austrian tech startup of the Austrian tech startup TriLite Technologies and…
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The annual top-ten list of breakthrough technologies was recently curated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Brain organoids were listed, and lauded among this list,…
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Captivated by the Davos World Economic Forum? Then attend the European Forum Alpbach, which has been organized annually since 1945 in the Tyrolean mountain village…
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Austria Liftoff! This March will see the launch of the NASA Magnetospheric MultiScale Launch also known as the MMS mission. Thanks to Austrian support, an…
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The father of the birth control pill, Carl Djerassi, recently died at the age of 91 in his home in San Francisco. In his lifetime…
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Austrian biomedical scientist, Franziska Michor from Harvard University, was awarded one of the $50,000 endowments "Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise". Annually, the Vilcek Foundation awards…
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So far any trace was missing of those modern humans (Homo sapiens) who took their way from Africa to the North, arriving in Europe around…
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Environmental historian Verena Winiwarter and Hans-Rudolf Bork's book was named the "Best Science Book of 2015" in the category “Natural Sciences and Technology” by the …
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The National Academy of Engineering announced that bioengineering pioneers and MED-EL Medical Electronics GmbH co-founders Ingeborg Hochmair, PhD, and Professor Erwin Hochmair have been awarded…
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The space scientist Wolfgang Baumjohann (64) has been chosen by the club of Austrian education and scientist journalists as the scientist of the year 2014.…
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Bridges Volume 42 - now online! Click here to see the newest issue of Bridges, OSTA's Online Magazine on Science & Technology Policy.
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Austrian anesthesiologist Peter Nagele was recently recognized for his success in a small, pilot study in which laughing gas was given to patients with treatment-resistant…
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Austrian scientist Juergen Pfeffer, Assistant Research Professor at CMU, co-authored with McGill's Derek Ruths a commentary in the Nov 28 issue of the journal Science…
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On November 12 the European Space Agency lander Philae touched down on the Comet 67P, becoming the first spacecraft to ever land on a comet.…
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NSF President Cordova and FWF President Ehrenfreund formally signed the Letter of Intent today for Austria to join NSF's Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW). GROW…
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